Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors.
On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new subway station and train designs or sip a glass of wine at ten waterfront restaurants in Queens. Readers will be happy to know that HBO’s “The Night Of” was shot all throughout the borough.
Check out these top ten stories of the week below:
- This perverted Whitestone resident pleaded guilty after trying to have sex with minors via a Craigslist advertisement, which preyed on young teens. The former history teacher will face six months in jail and 10 years of probation.
- As technology advances every day, MTA subway trains and stations will be freshly designed with lighting enhancements, USB Ports, a Countdown Clock and other impressive features.
- Waterfront restaurants and an exciting summer season are the perfect recipe for fun. Visit different places throughout the borough while watching the waves in Rosedale, Breezy Point and other neighborhoods.
- A new Target retail store in Forest Hills received mixed reactions from shoppers in the area. QNS recorded a Facebook Live video, viewed by over 3,000 people who had a lot to say about the new location.
- Fans of HBO’s “The Night Of” will be happy to know that the show was filmed all throughout our precious borough, including Jackson Heights, Long Island City and Kew Gardens.
- There might be even less elbow room on the 7 train if the New York Islanders hockey team moves from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to Willets Point. Owners of the team have been negotiating the move near Citi Field with financial advisors for months. This could be huge for Flushing!
- Two people were seriously injured by a tree that fell on the Jackie Robinson Parkway in Queens.
- Officers from the 102nd Precinct are now using “predictive policing” to historically lower crime. The police will be targeting specific areas throughout the precinct, which serves Kew Gardens, Richmond Hills and other neighborhoods.
- Victory has won. A Bayside street will be renamed after this beloved softball coach who touched the lives of Bayside High School students for over 20 years.coach Piorkowski lost his battle to cancer last February.
- Lina Dunham and ‘Girls’ were filmed in Long Island City on Wednesday. Earlier this month, Silvercup Studios announced that the show would be welcoming the show back at its main lot at 42-22 22nd St.